Bhagavad Gita translations and commentaries

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The list author says: "Gathered here are some of the many translations of the Gita.

Of course every translator adds his or her own slant; I have avoided here those translations that seem to me to be very slanted."
Bhagavad-Gita: The Song of God
1.  Bhagavad-Gita: The Song of God by Swami Prabhavananda
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  "A poetic, appealing translation. Not scholarly; verse numbers are not indicated. Reads more like a book."
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Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God
2.  Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God by Swami Prabhavananda
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  "Another edition of the same."
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Bhagavad Gita : Pocket Edition
3.  Bhagavad Gita : Pocket Edition by Swami Nikhilananda
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  "Swami Nikhilananda's translation is accurate and clear. This pocket edition is perfect for travel."
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Bhagavad Gita
4.  Bhagavad Gita by Swami Nikhilananda
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  "With the translator's commentary."
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Srimad Bhagavad Gita: With Text, Word-for-Word Translation English Rendering, Comments and Index
5.  Srimad Bhagavad Gita: With Text, Word-for-Word Translation English Rendering, Comments and Index by Swami Swarupananda
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  "Available also from the publishers, as well as from vedanta.com.

This edition has the word-by-word translation also. (Devanagari script)"
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The Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living (3 Vols.)
6.  The Bhagavad Gita for Daily Living (3 Vols.) by Eknath Easwaran
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  "Gita with Easwaran's commentary."
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Bhagavad-Gita trans.by Sw. Gambhirananda
7.  Bhagavad-Gita trans.by Sw. Gambhirananda by Commentary by Sankaracharya
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  "Swami Gambhirananda's translation, with commentary of Shankaracharya. Commentary translation is quite literal; good for those who need some help with the Sanskrit. A bit tough to read otherwise."
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Srimad Bhagavad Gita with a gloss of Sridhara Swami
8.  Srimad Bhagavad Gita with a gloss of Sridhara Swami 
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  "Translated by Swami Vireswarananda with translation of Sridhara Swami's gloss."
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The Bhagavad Gita with The Commentary of Sri Sankaracharya
9.  The Bhagavad Gita with The Commentary of Sri Sankaracharya by Sri Sankaracharya
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  "From Ramakrishna Math, Chennai, with Shankaracharya's commentary in original Sanskrit as well as translation."
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Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition of the Gita in the Light of Modern Thought and Modern Needs, Vol. 1
10.  Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition of the Gita in the Light of Modern Thought and Modern Needs, Vol. 1 by Swami Ranganathanananda
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  "first of three volumes. Available for less from the publishers, Advaita Ashrama."
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Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition of the Gita in the Light of Modern Thought and Modern Needs, Vol. 2
11.  Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition of the Gita in the Light of Modern Thought and Modern Needs, Vol. 2 by Swami Ranganathananda
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  "Vol 2"
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Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition of the Gita in the Light of Modern Thought and Modern Needs, Vol. 3
12.  Universal Message of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition of the Gita in the Light of Modern Thought and Modern Needs, Vol. 3 by Swami Ranganathananda
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  "Vol 3"
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The Bhagavad-Gita
13.  The Bhagavad-Gita by Sir Edwin Arnold
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  "Edwin Arnold's classic translation"
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The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi
14.  The Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi by Mohandas K. Gandhi
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The Bhagavad Gita Original Stanzas : Split up Reading , Transliteration, Word for Word Translation ,A Lucid English Rendering and Commentary
15.  The Bhagavad Gita Original Stanzas : Split up Reading , Transliteration, Word for Word Translation ,A Lucid English Rendering and Commentary by Swami Chidbhavananda ( commentary)
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  "With parables from Sri Ramakrishna"
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Srimad-Bhagavad-Gita or the Blessed Lord's Song
16.  Srimad-Bhagavad-Gita or the Blessed Lord's Song by SWAMI PARAMANANDA
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  "Available for less elsewhere."
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